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Staff Writer, Tech Software (TechRadar)

Future Publishing

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  • Date posted
    July 5, 2024
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Job Description


What you’ll be doing…

TechRadar exists for one simple, singular purpose: to help our readers buy, enjoy and enhance the tech they love. We’re one of the biggest tech sites in the world, and we’re on the lookout for someone to join and help amplify our world-class VPN, digital privacy and security coverage.  

In this role, you’ll be at the forefront of reporting on the latest in VPN, cybersecurity, and privacy news for TechRadar. You’ll have the opportunity to craft engaging and informative content that keeps our readers on the cutting edge, from how-tos and explainers to opinion pieces, buying guides, reviews, and deals. Your creativity will shine as you develop fresh angles and spin up new features on the most important issues, aiming to inform, engage, and inspire our audience.

Under the mentorship of the VPN editor, you’ll manage a high-value portfolio of evergreen content, ensuring it remains current and aligns with our editorial best practices. You’ll also have the chance to broaden your skill set by contributing to our social media and video content.

VPN is a commercially exciting area, pivotal to our business success. Joining this high-performance team means you’ll be part of a dynamic, fast-paced environment where innovation and learning are constant. This is your chance to be a key player in a crucial and successful editorial team, gaining invaluable experience and making a significant impact on the future of digital privacy and security.

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve…

  • Basic understanding of SEO
  • Experience of writing for online audiences
  • Ability to explain complex subjects in a clear fashion
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including excellent spelling and grammar
  • Ability to deliver copy to tight deadlines
  • A passion for all things cybersecurity and digital privacy
  • Experience writing about VPNs, antivirus, and digital privacy matters

What’s in it for you…

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff. We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed into one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every colleague is eligible to join our profit pool bonus scheme – if Future hits their performance targets all colleagues may receive a bonus.

Internal job family level Editorial 7

The expected range for this role is £26,000 – £30,000

This is a Hybrid role from our London Paddington Office, working three days from the office, two from home 

Who are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it. 

Our Future, Our Responsibility – Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees – current and future – are treated with respect and fairness.

Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made so we can give you the best experience!

Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.

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